Instructables: exploring - technology - computer - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 8 Feb 2016 09:30:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Making ApplePi, Merging a Vintage Macintosh Plus With the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-ApplePi-Merging-a-Vintage-Macintosh-Plus-Wi/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 19:15:15 PST
Custom Stained/Burned Mousepad Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-StainedBurned-Mousepad-Design/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 07:44:41 PST
Laptop LED Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-LED-Mod/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 14:49:12 PST
Computer Controlled Christmas Lights with Light-O-Rama http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-Christmas-Lights-With-Light-O-/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:57:26 PST
Touchless PC Control a.k.a JARBAS http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchless-PC-Control-Aka-JARBAS/
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 07:48:49 PST
Make your own 'Home Computer' http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Home-Computer/
Make your own 'Home Computer' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/OJ06/II8ZW048/F1FOJ06II8ZW048.SMALL.jpg gfwilliams Many of us learnt to program on a Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, BBC Micro or similar - 8/16 bit Home Computers. These computers booted straight up to a command prompt and encouraged you to write code and play with them.You can now make your own (that runs JavaScript) in a few hours using a Esprui...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 03:08:26 PST
LinkIt ONE - communication with python http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-ONE-Communication-With-Python/
LinkIt ONE - communication with python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/853A/IHZ4N33E/FHZ853AIHZ4N33E.SMALL.jpg ptkrf Hi fellow makers!Mediatek's new board, LinkIt ONE offers great potential - GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, GSM, extensibility with gpio, strong processor and more. But sometimes you still need the comfort of python for parsing files or drawing graphs. Even if you haven't read this 'Ible's title you now alread...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 13:16:26 PST
Multi-Functional Star Wars Astromech Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Astromech-Droid-Based-on-R2-D2/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2015 06:16:51 PST
Extra Ram Using a Thumb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-Ram-Using-a-Thumb-Drive/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 14:01:18 PST
Methane Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Methane-Detector/
Methane Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/T87K/IHRZGPHQ/FMUT87KIHRZGPHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/T87K/IHRZGPHQ/FMUT87KIHRZGPHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/T87K/IHRZGPHQ/FMUT87KIHRZGPHQ.SMALL.jpg Captiansdg I am twelve and I love making these instructables, I also love robotics, programming, DIY projects, as well as pets. I will show you how to make an arduino methane detector. Methane is in the gas from lighters, propane, and yes, farts. I will also provide the code. The detector will turn one of the ...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 07:36:27 PST
Joystick attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Joystick-attachment/
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Wed, 25 Nov 2015 06:30:37 PST
Hexapod Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexapod-Robot-with-EZ-Robot/
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:47:26 PST
KCTC - Rilley's Class - Building a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/KCTC-Rilleys-Class-Building-a-Computer/
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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 14:03:17 PST
LUX II - the second external pc power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-II-the-second-external-pc-power-button/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 13:28:33 PDT
Computer Case Revival from 90s to now(MOD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Case-Revival-from-90s-to-nowMOD/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 03:42:10 PDT
How to make a gaming vibro-mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-gaming-vibro-mouse/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 06:48:44 PDT
Wooden PC Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-PC-Case-1/
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 06:43:22 PDT
Mini 10-Doh! figure custom flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-10-Doh-figure-custom-flash-drive/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 03:53:28 PDT
Build a Tablet Binder With the Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tablet-Binder-With-the-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 19:43:56 PDT
DIY USB IR receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-IR-receiver/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 06:06:02 PDT
Raspberry pi Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-pi-Laptop/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 17:47:45 PDT
ATARI 2600 Video Composite mod http://www.instructables.com/id/ATARI-2600-Video-Composite-mod/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 03:22:07 PDT
Hide Your RasPi Cloud in Plain Sight http://www.instructables.com/id/Hide-Your-RasPi-Cloud-in-Plain-Sight/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 18:53:40 PDT
Tactile Keyboard Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactile-Keyboard-Hack/
Tactile Keyboard Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/0ZII/IDTAN68D/FVZ0ZIIIDTAN68D.SMALL.jpg nsnip I wanted the ability to identify some of my keyboard keys by touch alone. I use the TAB, SHIFT, CTRL, ALT and ESC keys very often when working in blender 3d suite. The steelseries gaming keyboard I use is excellent however being designed for gaming there are only raised bumps on the home keys F, J...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:28:27 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
LUX - an external power button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/B5KD/ICM6ZM6C/FWRB5KDICM6ZM6C.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel It's a lazy afternoon, and you sit down to turn your computer on, you either: a) you have to bend down and press the power button, or b) you have a laptop - this isn't for you.Especially where my (desktop) computer is located; under my desk and out of sight; bending down to press that power button i...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
VU Meter Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-Speakers/
VU Meter Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/60M8/IC6IHKCG/FBA60M8IC6IHKCG.SMALL.jpg IamTeknik A VU meter is a standard measuring instrument which measures volume in audio equipment. If you open up your recording devices on Windows, you can see a digital Volume Unit (VU) meter which shows the audio level. You get analog and digital displays and each level is typically marked off with a dB val...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:34:42 PDT
fallout themed gaming computer http://www.instructables.com/id/fallout-themed-gaming-computer/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:41:52 PDT
How to create 3D icons http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-3D-icons/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:18:38 PDT
Fix a faulty mouse button in 5 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-faulty-mouse-button-in-5-minutes/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 05:07:11 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Digital Rainbow - How to Colorize from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Rainbow-How-to-Colorize-from-Scratch/
Digital Rainbow - How to Colorize from Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/F8VO/IB3HDOIO/FECF8VOIB3HDOIO.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design This tutorial is all about making selections and colorizing parts of your digital artwork. you can use the techniques here to colorize anything. Or make the rainbow as shown and use it as a background, or a fill for type.I'll demonstrate with Photoshop, but you can use any decent image editing progr...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:06:55 PDT
Be your own Graphic Designer http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-your-own-Graphic-Designer/
Be your own Graphic Designer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/PVJH/IAZ7CFWK/F4UPVJHIAZ7CFWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/PVJH/IAZ7CFWK/F4UPVJHIAZ7CFWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/PVJH/IAZ7CFWK/F4UPVJHIAZ7CFWK.SMALL.jpg jimmychakarji This tutorial will teach you how to be your own graphic designerEasy and professionalUse your creativity, your own font, your own images, etcAll you need is your computer (mac or pc) and lots of ambition! Software You don't need fancy/expensive softwares in order to create a professional looking...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:20:58 PDT
Running Videos on a TI84 Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-Videos-on-a-TI84-Calculator/
Running Videos on a TI84 Calculator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/8P8V/IAQMKASV/FNU8P8VIAQMKASV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/8P8V/IAQMKASV/FNU8P8VIAQMKASV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/8P8V/IAQMKASV/FNU8P8VIAQMKASV.SMALL.gif searx This project demonstrates the process of converting a video file into a format readable by the TI84 Silver Plus graphing calculator. A program is used to convert the data stored on the calculator into a smoothly playing video.You will need: • TI Connect Software • USB to Calculator wire • TI-Co...
By: searx

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:27:13 PDT
Benchtop DC Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Benchtop-DC-Power-Supply/
Benchtop DC Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1BSA/IASCSDS9/FNP1BSAIASCSDS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1BSA/IASCSDS9/FNP1BSAIASCSDS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/1BSA/IASCSDS9/FNP1BSAIASCSDS9.SMALL.jpg lawrence.esterlen This has been done probably hundreds of times here on Instructables, but I think that this is a great starter project for anyone interested in getting into electronics as a hobby. I am a U.S. Navy Electronics Technician, and even with costly test equipment at my disposal, I still consider this cheap...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 16:57:37 PDT
DIY External Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-External-Hard-Drive/
DIY External Hard Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FCIN/IAJH91HP/FXDFCINIAJH91HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FCIN/IAJH91HP/FXDFCINIAJH91HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FCIN/IAJH91HP/FXDFCINIAJH91HP.SMALL.jpg MadxBros So this is a quick Instructables for all of the people that never have quite enough space to store all of their different files. Are you tired of compressing your images? Don't know how to use the cloud... because nobody understands the cloud? Do you want to go entirely off the "internet grid"? Well...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 10:25:08 PDT
How to make Simple LED USB light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Simple-LED-USB-light/
How to make Simple LED USB light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/WEPF/IADH2F3B/F16WEPFIADH2F3B.SMALL.jpg GustasMax Hi guys today i gonna show how to make simple ,but useless USB light! Make sure you have everything! Solder like showed in picture. Take your tape , and isolate wires. Just insert into a tube. Light it up !! If you liked press heart ! Also if you have questions write in comments !...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 02:20:53 PDT
Autonomous Self Powered Computer Super Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Powered-Computer-Super-Cooler/
Autonomous Self Powered Computer Super Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/EKHU/IA2K5OTH/FOIEKHUIA2K5OTH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/EKHU/IA2K5OTH/FOIEKHUIA2K5OTH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/EKHU/IA2K5OTH/FOIEKHUIA2K5OTH.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media This is a smart computer cooler that is capable of super cooling your computer by approximately 20-30 degrees Celsius. It is thermostatically controlled and is also able to power itself from the heat given off by your computer. I have been able to reduce my computer temperature from 31.3 degrees to ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 18:10:29 PDT
Tablet Second Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Tablet-Second-Monitor/
Tablet Second Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/972J/I9YBO7MI/FGY972JI9YBO7MI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/972J/I9YBO7MI/FGY972JI9YBO7MI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/972J/I9YBO7MI/FGY972JI9YBO7MI.SMALL.jpg Ironman 54 I'm an engineering student and quite often I find myself working on assignments on my laptop at school and wishing that I had a second monitor to make life easier. The other day I read this article in lifehacker (Link) and decided that that was exactly what I needed.Sadly, though, the app that they ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 11:49:44 PDT
Noisy Computer Fan Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Noisy-Computer-Fan-Repair/
Noisy Computer Fan Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/BFUF/I96WA3HN/FFIBFUFI96WA3HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/BFUF/I96WA3HN/FFIBFUFI96WA3HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/BFUF/I96WA3HN/FFIBFUFI96WA3HN.SMALL.jpg pfred2 My PC was making a terrible racket. I finally tracked the noise down to the fan on my video adapter card. First I thought it was the fan in my power supply because that fan is bigger, and the noise seemed to be more what it'd make, than the little fan on my video card. But I was wrong! So first off ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 09:58:00 PDT
PC Switch Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Switch-Panel/
PC Switch Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/OWKT/I95GW4M0/FH9OWKTI95GW4M0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/OWKT/I95GW4M0/FH9OWKTI95GW4M0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/OWKT/I95GW4M0/FH9OWKTI95GW4M0.SMALL.jpg Draxxy1974 Ever wanted to be able to control your pc functions from the outside of your case using a DIY switch panel? .. Well stop wondering how!Hardly any materials were used in the making of my switch panel, but I can't give a price as all of the items used were already in my workshop.Part List: 5 x MTS-1 ...
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:24:02 PDT
Remote on/off switch for computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-onoff-switch-for-computer/
Remote on/off switch for computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ZQCD/I92LWGVN/F8XZQCDI92LWGVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ZQCD/I92LWGVN/F8XZQCDI92LWGVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ZQCD/I92LWGVN/F8XZQCDI92LWGVN.SMALL.jpg JRV31 I have a second computer which I access with SSH located about ten feet away. If the motherboard had wake on LAN I would use it but it doesn't and I am too lazy to get up out of my chair. With this remote switch I don't have to.You will need: A piece of a perf-board that you can cut a small piec...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:50:45 PDT
All in One Prototyping Plate for Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Prototyping-Holder-for-Arduino-Uno/
All in One Prototyping Plate for Arduino Uno - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/JOZK/I916ESGE/F2TJOZKI916ESGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/JOZK/I916ESGE/F2TJOZKI916ESGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/JOZK/I916ESGE/F2TJOZKI916ESGE.SMALL.jpg BradBuilds Rev3ProtoPack is an Arduino Uno breadboarding plate that allows you to prototype circuits wherever you go. It has a 9 volt battery holder, Arduino Uno anti-static bumper case, and a half-size breadboard slot, so you have all the components to prototype on the go, or to simply keep your makerspace ne...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:59:08 PDT
Control A Computer With Your Mind! http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-A-Computer-With-Your-Mind/
Control A Computer With Your Mind! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/03JP/I8WW19CW/F4803JPI8WW19CW.SMALL.jpg gigafide Controlling your computer with your mind definitely seems like something still out of a sci-fi movie, but mind control is actually a relatively easy and cheap thing to accomplish. Using a cheap EEG toy, let's use the power of our mind to send commands to our computer. There’s a lot to do, so let’s s...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:41:32 PDT
The Basics of HTML and CSS Coding http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Basics-of-HTML-and-CSS-Coding/
The Basics of HTML and CSS Coding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WMTC/I8PR0583/F6OWMTCI8PR0583.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WMTC/I8PR0583/F6OWMTCI8PR0583.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WMTC/I8PR0583/F6OWMTCI8PR0583.SMALL.jpg LiveCrafts Have you ever wanted to make your own website, but those other webbuilders are too expensive? Look no further for an intro to HTML and CSS programming and coding. Set Up Every HTML and CSS coding page starts with this blank sheet, called the skeleton. This is a VERY important step. Headings an...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 18:07:40 PDT
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-water-pump-with-speed-control-via-co/
Solar powered water pump with speed control via computer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/2796/IANRRPIT/FTC2796IANRRPIT.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby As part of my solar powered home, I have a potable water pump to provide water when our water utility is not available. I also implemented speed control of the pump to adjust the flow to allow energy efficient pump operation depending of the battery bank voltage. Before we continue, take a read of m...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 13:16:55 PDT
Apple II Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-II-Watch/
Apple II Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/L6SK/I87652SQ/F6VL6SKI87652SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/L6SK/I87652SQ/F6VL6SKI87652SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/L6SK/I87652SQ/F6VL6SKI87652SQ.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 CUPERTINO, California—September 9, 1984—Apple Computer Inc.® today unveiled Apple // watch™—its most personal device ever. Apple // watch introduces a revolutionary design and A BASIC USER INTERFACE created specifically for a smaller device. Apple // watch features A KNOB, an innovative way to SCR...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 11:53:43 PDT
how to use cmd to hack (basic codes) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-use-cmd-to-hack-basic-codes/
how to use cmd to hack (basic codes) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/CN8S/I7Q0TBAP/FZ0CN8SI7Q0TBAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/CN8S/I7Q0TBAP/FZ0CN8SI7Q0TBAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/CN8S/I7Q0TBAP/FZ0CN8SI7Q0TBAP.SMALL.jpg RohitA1 In the starting of this tutorial i want clear this if u misuse this information in hacking someones computer then i am not responsible for it.In this tutorial u will learn some basic codes and tricks in cmd ( command prompt ) so let's begin the tutioal opening the cmd window and about it first o...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:58:04 PDT
Carbon mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Carbon-mouse/
Carbon mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/TBIZ/I7IVT290/FJ6TBIZI7IVT290.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/TBIZ/I7IVT290/FJ6TBIZI7IVT290.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/TBIZ/I7IVT290/FJ6TBIZI7IVT290.SMALL.jpg ValentinoM IntroductionIf you are tired of getting your finger cramped clawing a small standard mouse, you may find this project interesting.Spending a lot of time at my computer, I started noticing fatigue of the index finger and wrist at the end of the day. So one day I decided I had to do something about it...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:15:13 PDT
Flash Drive Steampunk style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Drive-Steampunk-style/
Flash Drive Steampunk style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/SPGL/I7BQEHJV/FI9SPGLI7BQEHJV.SMALL.jpg Izrail This is my Steampunk/Vintage flash drive!With flash drives becoming bigger and bigger, I was trying to find a way to still love my 2G - 8G drivesI decided to make them into something I would enjoy again and carry with me to various places as a conversation piece.This is pretty simple. If you want to...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:25:12 PDT
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-Cheap-Air-Cooler-with-Computer-Fans/
Simple and Cheap Air Cooler with Computer Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/YFVL/I77G3VF2/FUIYFVLI77G3VF2.SMALL.jpg Scorpent This air cooler is a cheap and easy way to keep a room cool without wasting a lot of power. Useful for those summer days, The build only needs two computer fans(case fans) and a ice reservoir. The cooling is done by a series of two computer fans, one blowing air the ice chamber and another one takin...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 05:08:33 PDT